Homemade Basil Mint Cranberry Lemonade Recipe

Homemade Basil Mint Cranberry Lemonade Recipe | Momma Can | Enjoy this wonder recipe on the patio with friends!

Refreshing mint and peppery basil add the perfect zest to this wonderfully tart and sweet cranberry lemonade.




  1. Place frozen cranberries and white sugar into a 2 to 3-quart saucepan.
  2. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. When berries are soft place into a fine mesh sieve and extract the syrup from the berries, over a glass bowl.
  4. Juice the four Meyer lemons over your glass bowl.  I use a handheld lemon juicer.
  5. Place cranberry syrup, lemon juice, and 7 cups water into a glass pitcher. give it a taste.
  6. If it is too strong add a 1/2 cup to 1 cup more water to taste.
  7. Take glass jars and add ice and one sprig each of basil and mint.  You can make around six good-sized glasses of the cranberry lemonade with basil and mint.
  8. Pour cranberry lemonade over ice and herbs. Add one fresh spring of mint for color. ( optional)
  9. Serve Cold!


Want more variation? Add fresh rosemary!

Keywords: cranberry lemonade, basil mint cranberry lemonade